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EEG Technician II | Rapid City Hospital | Full Time 40 Hours

Rapid City, SD USA Full time 21_4174

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Ensuring the safety and well-being of our patients, visitors, staff, and communities is our deepest commitment at Monument Health. As a condition of employment, Monument Health requires all employees be fully vaccinated * against COVID-19, or have obtained an approved medical or religious exemption, prior to starting employment. 

*Fully vaccinated means it has been at least two weeks since the completion of a COVID-19 primary vaccination series. COVID-19 primary vaccination series is defined as the administration of a single-dose vaccine (such as the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 Vaccine) or the administration of all required doses of a multi-dose vaccine (such as the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine (interchangeable with the licensed Comirnaty Vaccine) or the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine).

Pay Rate Range

$22.68

to

$28.35

(Determined by the knowledge, skills, and experience of the applicant.)

Job Summary

EEG Technologist Level II performs all routine and special electrodiagnostic procedures as ordered by the provider. Procedures may occur in the diagnostic laboratory, patient bedside, or in the operating room. The Technologist is responsible to provide direct training and assistance to others as needed. Is familiar and experienced with all equipment and procedures in the department. An EEG Technologist Level II serves neonates, pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics with regards to age specific/cultural diversified needs.

Monument Health offers competitive wages and benefits on qualifying positions. Some of those benefits can include:

*Supportive work culture

*Medical, Vision and Dental Coverage

*Retirement Plans, Health Savings Account, and Flexible Spending Account

*Instant pay is available for qualifying positions

*Paid Time Off Accrual Bank

*Opportunities for growth and advancement

*Tuition assistance/reimbursement

*Excellent pay differentials on qualifying positions (extra pay for working evening, nights or weekends)

*Flexible scheduling

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Within scope of certification/ license, performs all electrodiagnostic service protocols, procedures, and assessments that have been ordered by a provider.
  • Performs all facets of electroencephalographic (EEG) testing in diagnostic lab, or patient bedside/ exam room in all patient areas (ED, ICU, PEDs/NICU) in accordance with department policy and procedures.
  • Performs all neurodiagnostic procedures for diagnostic purposes and maintains records of reports.
  • Performs EEG Call within the EEG call rotation which includes evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Performs daily calibration and periodic maintenance of all diagnostic testing equipment, records results on maintenance records per departmental policy and reference manuals. Reports equipment problems to the department leadership.
  • Maintains an adequate inventory of supplies necessary to the function of the diagnostic laboratory.
  • Reviews patient records, physician orders, protocols, and data to demonstrate ability for interpretation of subjective and objective information for patient assessment and order validation. Seeks guidance from Director/Supervisor and Medical Director for unresolved issues.
  • Properly completes charges for billing. Makes accurate records in department logbook and processes all other department and hospital paperwork.
  • Assists other members of the staff maintain skills in performing diagnostic testing.
  • Consistently assess, identify, demonstrate the ability to communicate and address special needs of patients that are appropriate to the patient specific age group (neonates Birth - 1 month), (pediatrics 1 month – 12 years), (adolescent 1 years), (adults 1 years), (Geriatric 65+ years) when directly or indirectly providing treatment, testing or patient care and assess their level of understanding.
  • Participates in the evaluation of customer satisfaction as well as adherence to the Guest Relation Standards.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements

Required:
Education - High School Diploma/GED Equivalent in General Studies

Experience - 1+ years of EKG/EEG/ECG Experience
Certification - within 3-months of hire Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification - American Heart Association (AHA); 

Certification - Electroencephalography (EEG) Technician Registered - American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologists (ABRET)

Physical Requirements:
Light work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids, or tissues.

Job Category

Diagnostics

Job Family

Studies

Department

RCH ELab

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Shift

Employee Type

Regular

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